Head Coach Will Brown alongside his robust coaching staff kick off 2022 training camp Sunday, February 20th. Professional players from all over the country begin arriving in Albany this Saturday.
(Albany, NY – February 18, 2021) – General Manager and Head Coach Will Brown announces the official kick off of the 2022 Albany Patroons, 40th anniversary season.
20 professional basketball players from across the globe fly into Albany, NY this Saturday, reporting to training camp Sunday morning at 10am. Camp is being held on the Patroons homecourt at the Washington Avenue Armory and is not open to the public.
The format consists of 2 practice sessions each day (10am-12noon & 6pm-8pm) beginning Sunday, February 20th thru Thursday, February 24th. The Patroons will announce the final 12 player roster on Friday, February 25th.
Coach Brown says “Our training camp roster will be comprised of players who have played professionally all over the world. We will have players with experience playing in the NBA G League, Europe, Asia & Latin America. The final roster will be an exciting one and the Patroons will be a team that basketball enthusiasts will enjoy watching. We look forward to tremendous community support and big crowds throughout the season. I would like to thank all our community partners who have embraced and supported the 2022 Albany Patroons.”
The home opener is scheduled for Friday, March 4th against the Massachusetts Monarchs with a 7pm tip-off. The full season schedule and season tickets are available for as low as $150 on PatroonsBasketball.com.
“Our entire staff has been literally working around the clock to prepare for this title defending, 40th anniversary season.” says club President Michael Corts. “We’re confident this next chapter for Albany’s hometown team under Coach Brown will elevate the Patroons in every way. The on court action, level of play and overall fan experience at the Armory will keep you coming back game after game.”
The Patroons play in The Basketball League (www.thebasketballleague.net) which has grown to over 40 teams.
MEDIA IS ENCOURAGED TO RSVP TO GAIN ACCESS TO TRAINING CAMP. MEDIA MAY ARRIVE AT THE ARMORY AT 11:30AM (session 1) & 7:30PM (session 2) FOR PRACTICE FOOTAGE. PATROONS COACHES AND PLAYERS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS BEGINNGING AT 12 NOON & 8:00PM DAILY.